The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Current Best Lefthanded Batters

Joe Mauer is a righthanded throwing catcher and first-baseman (and designated hitter)  who has played 15 years in the major leagues, all with the Minnesota Twins.   He currently has 2123 hits along with 428 doubles and a .306 career batting average.  

Mauer has been an all-star six times, won the American League Batting Champion three times (2006, 2008 and 2009 with a .365 average, and has also won the Gold Glove Award three times.  He was the American League Most Valuable Player in 2009.

Joe Mauer